Sondra Kronberg, MS, RD, CDN, CEDRD
, is the founder and nutritional director of the Eating Disorder Treatment Collaborative Nutrition Counseling Specialists and Eating Wellness Programs. Her main offices on Long Island are in Nassau County in Syosset
, in Suffolk County in Hauppauge as well as an office in New York City.
Sondra and the Eating Disorder Treatment Collaborative offers comprehensive outpatient psychotherapy and nutritional counseling services to women and men, adults, adolescents and children through a network of independent licensed affiliated professionals. Working together, we specialize in the treatment of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, disordered eating, exercise obsession and body image dissatisfaction and we develop compassionate and eclectic individualized programs that simultaneously address emotional, behavioral and physiological needs. Since many eating disorder sufferers also struggle with anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive symptoms and post-traumatic stress, our programs are multifaceted and focus on these issues as well.
Sondra Kronberg, MS, RD, CDN, CEDRD and the Eating Disorder Collaborative announce the opening of F.E.E.D.-Facilitated Eating Events and Direction – Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
to provide meal support and continue progress for patients recovering from an eating disorder.
EDTC provides evaluations and consultations to sufferers and families to help determine the necessary level of care and appropriate treatment protocols. Individual and group therapy as well as several family based therapy programs are utilized in accordance with the needs of the individual. In an atmosphere of acceptance we promote growth and change.
The Directors of Eating Disorder Treatment Collaborative, Sondra Kronberg and Vicki Paley, LCSW, BCD *, oversee all individualized treatment of the nutritionists and therapists. The Eating Disorder Treatment Collaborative philosophy emphasizes the uniqueness of each individual’s recovery. We coordinate services among our affiliated network of licensed psychotherapists and nutritionists who are experts in treating eating disorders and experienced in other mental health issues. * Every aspect of treatment is a collaborative effort between team members whose primary goal is to meet the needs of the patient while promoting wellness and fostering recovery.
* Ms Paley is an independent licensed professional affiliated with EDTC.
* Services provided through a network of independent licensed professionals.
Do You Have an Eating Disorder?
Early Warning Signs
If your thoughts, feelings, behaviors, or actions with regard to your food, weight, exercise or body image interfere with the quality of life, emotional well being, and/or physical wellness, you may have an eating disorder. Essentially, when your relationship with your weight and body interfere with you being able to be yourself, when your thoughts become obsessive and debilitating, it may be time to seek professional help.
A self-starvation and excessive weight loss due to an intense fear of fatness and an unrelenting pursuit of thinness.
A secretive cycle of binge eating followed by some form of self-inducing purging, including over exercising.
Binge Eating Disorder
A destructive cycle of impulsive gorging, grazing, bingeing and/or continuous eating, not in response to physical hunger. It is accompanied by a sense of lack of control and often guilt with shame. Eating is driven by emotions rather than hunger and is used as a way of coping and soothing ones self.